# Convert inches to yards

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inches (in)
1 inches = 0.028 yards

## Precise decimal and fraction answers

The conversion in yards rounded to six significant decimal places is 1 in = 0.0277778 yd. The precise fraction answer is 1/36 yd.

### Decimal Precision

Conversion from one to ten decimal places

• 1 in = 0.03 yd
• 1 in = 0.028 yd
• 1 in = 0.0278 yd
• 1 in = 0.02778 yd
• 1 in = 0.027778 yd
• 1 in = 0.0277778 yd
• 1 in = 0.02777778 yd
• 1 in = 0.027777778 yd
• 1 in = 0.0277777778 yd
• 1 in = 0.02777777778 yd

## How many yards are in an inch?

There are 0.028 yards in one inch. An inch is 2.78% of a yard. A yard is 3,500% longer than one inch.

## Inches to yards conversion factor and formulas

Formula

The conversion factor between inches and yards is 36. This represents the ratio of inches per one yard. To calculate the value in yards, we can either divide by the conversion factor or multiply by its inverse.

### Division

To convert from inches to yards, divide inches by 36.
The formula is expressed as:
in ÷ 36 = yd

### Multiplication

Alternatively we can multiply by the inverse conversion factor to get the same result.
The inverse of 36 is 1/36 or 0.028. To convert from inches to yards, multiply inches by 0.028.
The formula is expressed as:
in × 0.028 = yd

When converting from from inches to yards, both units are within the US Customary / UK Imperial system and conversion factors are governed by standards set by the controlling body.

Customary/Imperial Unit

The inch is a length measurement within US Customary and British Imperial units of measure. It is officially defined as 25.4 millimeters. Twelve inches equal one foot and thirty six inches equal a yard in the US/Imperial systems. The abbreviation for inches is either in or " as in 12". When measuring in inches, it is common to subdivide the inch into fractional portions like a half-inch, quarter-inch, eighth of an inch etc. instead of using decimals. Inches are frequently used in the building construction trades in the US and Canada. Internationally, inches are a common measurement of tire size and display screen sizes. Historically the inch is derived from the width of an adult thumb.

Customary/Imperial Unit

The yard is a measure of length between two points within the US Customary and British Imperial measurement systems. The official length of a yard (international yard) is defined as 0.9144 meters. A yard is equal to three feet or thirty-six inches in the US and Great Britain. A half yard is eighteen inches while a quarter yard is nine inches. Yards are commonly used when measuring fabric and the yardstick is a common measuring implement in these nations. In the US, the yard is most frequently associated with American football as 100 yards are marked on the field and its measurement is integral to play.

## Reverse this conversion

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## 1 inches to other length units

### Metric

• 1 in = 2.54×10-5 km
• 1 in = 0.025 m
• 1 in = 0.254 dm
• 1 in = 2.54 cm
• 1 in = 25.4 mm
• 1 in = 25,400 µ
• 1 in = 2.54×107 nm

### Imperial/U.S.

• 1 in = 1.578×10-5 mi
• 1 in = 0.028 yd
• 1 in = 0.083 ft
• 1 in = 1 in

## References and Citations

1. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) General Tables of Units of Measurement

## Inches to yards conversion table

in yd
1 in 0.028 yd
2 in 0.056 yd
3 in 0.083 yd
4 in 0.111 yd
5 in 0.139 yd
6 in 0.167 yd
7 in 0.194 yd
8 in 0.222 yd
9 in 0.25 yd
10 in 0.278 yd
in yd
20 in 0.556 yd
30 in 0.833 yd
40 in 1.111 yd
50 in 1.389 yd
60 in 1.667 yd
70 in 1.944 yd
80 in 2.222 yd
90 in 2.5 yd
100 in 2.778 yd
1,000 in 27.778 yd